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  1. Education and All That JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NyackNewsAndViews

    For the next two weekends, world-class jazz artists and educators will share their knowledge and passion with talented young adults who want to know how it's done. Rockland County Jazz & Blues Society is offering two educational workshops at Nyack Library and Rockland Conservatory of Music.


  2. Concerts By The Springs Return in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    Held one Sunday evening each month from May through September, the outdoor concert series is free and open to the public and has become a celebrated community tradition each summer. Concerts are held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Heritage Green on the Sandy Springs Society Entertainment Lawn, which is at 6110 Bluestone Road in Sandy Springs.


  3. Brian Gurl to perform at EUMCRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Englewood Review

    Wednesday, March 4 at 7:00 p.m. pianist and vocalist extraordinaire Brian Gurl returns to Englewood United Methodist Church to feature the music of George and Ira Gershwin in "Gershwin with a Twist" joined by vocalist Michele Pruyn and the "I've Got Rhythm" Band as a fundraising event for missions. Come to enjoy and help people here and abroad raise the quality of their lives.


  4. Gershwin music alone in Beef & Boards show is worth the price of the ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    Lovers of the Great American Songbook and George and Ira Gershwin , two of its greatest contributors, in particular, are the most likely to appreciate the musical " Crazy for You ," now playing at the Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre through April 1. But anybody with a taste for frothy, escapist entertainment will surely appreciate it as well. Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre's choice of the Tony Award-winner, which premiered on Broadway in 1992 and is based on the Gershwin's 1930 musical "Girl Crazy," as part of its current season was a reminder that it knows its target audience well.


  5. Ritz on the River is back in JulyRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    ... welcome guest vocalists Bach Norwood, Naomi Holder and Adam Jones. The show will include everything from classic big-band to funk, Latin and salsa! Dinner Show tickets are $50 (advance purchase only) and general admission show tickets are $20 in ...


  6. Groups plan 'marquee' eventRead the original story

    Yesterday | Derry Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Waterside Community representatives from Hillcrest Trust, Irish street Community Centre, Talking to our Babies, Community Engagement Project, Peacewalls Programme and Waterside Neighbourhood Partnership have combined efforts to celebrate St Patrick's Day with a wide range of community events taking place on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th March 2015 in the Waterside! Everyone is invited to join the celebrations at The Community Marquee which will be erected at Lisnagelvin pitches, Irish street .


  7. UCI's Jazz Orchestra Falls FlatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New University

    Jazz is daring! It defies classical structure and distorted what was once known about music. A good jazz set is versatile and it wets the palate with the different flavors of the discipline.


  8. New Show Announced for The EggRead the original story

    Monday | Nippertown!

    Chances are that you know Gene Kelly from his classic movie musicals "Singin' in the Rain" and "An American in Paris." And, of course, who could forget "Xanadu"? In this unique, live, one-woman show, Patricia Ward Kelly - Gene Kelly's wife and biographer - takes the audience behind the scenes, as she presents an intimate portrait of the innovative dancer, director and choreographer.


  9. BWW Reviews: Legally Blonde Sparkles and Shines at Ohio StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    Wearing hot pink high heels and carrying her fluffy dog, Bruiser, brainy and beautiful Elle Woods brought a little sparkle to Ohio State's campus in Off the Lake's production of "Legally Blonde the Musical" this weekend. Off the Lake Productions is an Ohio State student-run musical theater group founded in 1997 that allows students of all majors and academic disciplines to express themselves creatively through performing arts.


  10. There's a lot of 'Nice Work' in Bushnell presentation of Gershwin musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 |

    There's a lot of nice work going on in the national tour of the Broadway musical " Nice Work If You Can Get It " which has set down for a weeklong run at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford, having opened on February 3. That's even more impressive knowing that this is a non-equity show, meaning that the actors, although they are trained professionals, are not members of the stage actors' union, Actors' Equity . This means that, in addition to not being represented by the union, these actors have not previously appeared on Broadway nor in Equity tours of Broadway musicals or in certain productions at theaters operating under Equity contracts.


  11. Assignment: Ukiah - Spring Training and the unavoidable miseryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    Ahh, Spring Training is here, the baseball season looms and I've never felt more exhausted by the game. A year from now it will be even worse.


  12. Red Bank: a Basie HomecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Red Bank Green

    Scotty Barnhart and the Count Basie Orchestra make a too-rare and much-appreciated return to the historic venue that bears the name of the fabled Kid from Red Bank this Sunday, with the New York Voices making themselves heard. "I called him the Chief," said Count Basie Orchestra conductor Bill Hughes from the stage of the Count Basie Theatre , during a 2004 salute to the late and legendary William "Count" Basie .


  13. Lee Road Movie Night: An American in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 |

    Gene Kelly stars as a WWII veteran who is now living as a struggling expatriate painter above a sidewalk cafe in Paris. This song and dance musical features well known Gershwin gems such as I Got Rhythm, 'S Wonderful, and Our Love is Here to Stay.


  14. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Singin' in the Rain, 3/13-15Read the original story

    Friday Feb 27 |

    For more than 60 years, audiences have fallen in love with "Singin' in the Rain" and its award-winning on-screen performances by Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds. On March 13-15, audiences can experience the film in a new way with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra as part of the PNC Pops series.


  15. Tonight in live music: Indigo Girls with Symphony Orchestra, Pleasures, Hoodie Alle & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    A big slate of live music on this Fri., Feb. 27. Check it out below. No word word yet as to whether or not the shows at State Theatre and Local 662 will go on as usual in light of the that took a chunk out of the 600 Block.


  16. Made in Dagenham's Isla Blair to Star in a Damsel in Distress at Chichester This SummerRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 |

    MADE IN DAGENHAM's Isla Blair will play 'Lady Caroline Byng' in A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS at the Chichester Festival Theatre , running May 30 - June 27, 2015. With music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin , book by Jeremy Sams and Robert Hudson , A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS is based on the novel by P.G. Wodehouse and the play by Wodehouse and Ian Hay .


  17. Strings add complex layers to Hutchinson-Andrew Trio's soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Edmonton Journal

    HAT performs with Lily String Quartet at the Yardbird Suite Friday as they work toward a fall album release. EDMONTON - The love of challenge is not new in Alberta's jazz scene.Take the award-winning Hutchinson-Andrew Trio, or HAT, which have their second collaboration with Calgary's Lily String Quartet Friday at the Yardbird Suite.It's not the first time a jazz combo has worked with strings.


  18. Cazenovia High School students perform 'Singin' in the Rain' as spring 2015 high school...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Post-Standard

    Cazenovia High School students rehearse for their performance of "Singin' in the Rain." From left to right are Tim Kempton as Don Lockwood, Caeli Carroll as Kathy Selden and David Kempf as Cosmo Brown singing "Good Morning."


  19. San Marcos Thespians Upbeat About Spring Musical 'Crazy for You'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Noozhawk

    The San Marcos High School Performing Arts Department presents the 1992 Tony Award-winning romantic musical Crazy for You , based on the 1930 musical Girl Crazy with a book by Ken Ludwig and featuring the music of George and Ira Gershwin. Crazy for You is directed by Riley Berris.


  20. Michael Ball Will Star in Chichester Mack & Mabel; Rob Ashford, Lenny Henry and Jonathan Kent Also PRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Playbill

    Chichester Festival Theatre has announced its line-up for the 2015 summer season, which will include a major new production of Mack & Mabel starring Michael Ball , Rob Ashford directing A Damsel in Distress with a score by the Gershwins and a new book, and Lenny Henry in Educating Rita . The theatre will also offer a major season of Chekhov's early work under the umbrella title Young Chekhov , with Anna Chancellor, James McArdle and Samuel West starring in his first three plays Platonov, Ivanov and The Seagull under the direction of Jonathan Kent .